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CSPAN
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
of the presidential candidates. i think he is the strongest against president obama. it is curious, for example, that there were 70 million viewers of that debate the other night. the highest it has been since 1992, the last time an incumbent was taken out. i think people are uncomfortable with obama. if they are not political nuts like we are, the have not been paying attention. have not been watching all of the debates and just want to see the challenger is and whether they are comfortable with him. after wednesday night, i think everybody is pretty comfortable with mitt romney. host: i was reading back on your twitter feed. dating back to february, erasing the conservatives should support mitt romney. is that because he is the best in the field? or you feel good about his credentials? guest: what i was totally with chris christie. but in my defense, people still thought people who did not even run would be the candidates. because it is so hard to beat an incumbent president, i still love chris christie and i hope he does run sunday, he was so brave and the way he took on the public sector un
CSPAN
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
>> wednesday, president obama and mitt romney need in their first presidential debate. watch and engage on c-span with our live debate preview, followed by two ways to watch the debate on c-span. on c-span 2, the multi-camera version. following, your reaction, calls and tweets. >> i have all the channels -- house, senate, author, book reviews, speeches, those kinds of things. if i know a bill is coming up on the floor of the house, i watch which carol i want to see, because i have them all. if there is a speech that i know you have covered or a book review, i am going to watch that. when i want to find out something that has some value to it, that is going to be one of the first places i looked. i'm a public broadcasting fan. i watched those channels. out of a couple of 1 -- hundred channels i have five or 10 that i will go to and it will include all of the c-span channels. david brugger watches c-span on direct tv. c-span, secreted by cable companies in 1979, brought to you by a service by your provider. "washington journal" continues. host: lauren ashburn is editor in chief and founder of
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
will be released this morning. last night, president obama doh about his performance in last week's first presidential debate, killing an audience in los angeles that included many celebrities in acting and movies, that he did not always performed flawlessly night after night, like them. -- telling the audience. the president is on a fund- raising tour of california where the cost to attend last night's dinner with $25,000 per person. republican presidential nominee mitt romney focuses on foreign policy today. he is proposing that the u.s. take a more assertive role in syria, put conditions on aid to egypt, and tighten sanctions on iran. you can hear romney's remarks on c-span radio or watch the event on c-span. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. [video clip] >> one of the things i've heard from a number of companies and individuals i've met with his the fcc has sometimes not acted appropriately with respect to issues important to the committee or delaying actions on other issues. i wanted to think about different ways the commission could speed up its process. one of
CSPAN
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
, obama ann romney meet in their first presidential debate. jim lehrer of moderates from the university of denver. watch engage with c-span with their live debate preview fall by two ways to watch the debate. on c-span both candidates are on screen and also the multi- cameraperson of the debate and following your reaction. follow our live coverage on cspan, cspan radio, and a c- span.org online. host: a live shot from the university of denver. the first presidential debate tonight of campaign 2012, a debate that matches up mitt romney with barack obama. the moderator will be jim lehrer, the executive editor of the pbs news hour. this is a spin room where the media works. it will be far busier in 12 hours time. the debate itself begins at 9:00 eastern time. some 3000 reporters and support staff are expected to be on site. the university of denver otherwise known as d.u. vying for a chance to host one of these debates. we go now for some perspective on the debate and where they fit into the political process with robert anderson, a political science professor at columbia university. good
CSPAN
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
's stick to your calls. will the vice-presidential candidates impact your vote? in harvey, louisiana, our first caller. caller: good morning. obama and biden are cutting the military and they don't even say much about it on the news. things will be cut, especially in the navy. there are many people in afghanistan and they will go out with no retirement. as far as romney, i'm not happy with him either. host: our next call is kevin on the line from the democrats. caller: my view on paul ryan is that his health-care plan, the vouchers, it allows an increase based on inflation. in the last 10 years the cost of health care has gone up 11% per year. so it would be up to the individual voucher holder to pay the difference. this has had a tremendous impact on the votes of older people. recent polls show older people are leaving the republican party because of the direct impact of paul ryan as being chosen as vice president. host: let's hear from john in pennsylvania on the independent line. good morning. will the vice-presidential candidates impact your vote? are you there? let's try missoni in f
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 7:00am EDT
live in a swing state, served in the presidential race, you are constantly bombarded by anti-mitt romney anti-obama advertisements. it is too late for feel good advertisements. with 30 days to go, basically you tear down your opponent as much as it can. host: randy, citrus heights, republican line. caller: i would write a check for on west. and did not want to disagree with something project wanted to disagree with something your guest said earlier. democrats were talking about the viability of josh mandel, and he said the money was the difference. i have to disagree. for the same reason that they can still have a chance in missouri. brown, mccaskill, they voted for obama care. as much as they would like to finish the it -- think they're finished paying for that, they are not done getting slapped around for that. the memories are still there. people look at that stuff and if you voted for that, your day will come. host: have you given money to campaigns? you do not have to give specifics, but have you voted with your wallet? guest: yes -- caller: yes, i do give money to the p
CSPAN
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
and not voted in the presidential campaign ?ustome caller: i registered to vote when i was 21. i have a child now and feel like i have more of a responsibility for the future. when i hear about president obama and education, i just don't understand what other people are hearing he is going to say he is going to do. the man will not even give us his tax information. that is a simple thing to do. i don't feel comfortable with a person going into office who will not show me his taxes. host: that was henry in north carolina. first time voters for this segment of the "washington journal." why are you a first-time voter? caller: because i wanted to help support obama. i got my wife to register and vote. we both are voting this year. host: why have you not voted in the past? liker: i don't think -- the last caller, i thought politics was just politics. this time around, everybody -- it just feels like they did not give obama enough time. the only had four years to fisx a mess that took eight years. host: what did you think of the debate last night? caller: i think they both looked equal, you know? a
CSPAN
Oct 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
not be afraid to disagree. that is my reputation so i look forward to working with barack obama and playing a very constructive role in his presidency, bringing about the kind of change this country needs. >> we will have more from the 2004 debate along with three other vice presidential debates. it all starts a 7:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. >> [video clip] "continues -- >> host: our next guest has turned -- served as a gunnery sergeant in the marines. guest: thank you for having me. host: can you tell me what it is like for active duty person to go to the process of voting? guest: i went overseas four different times and moved nine times in 20 years. i was only offer the opportunity to register by absentee ballot one time in those 20 years. while you're on active duty, is mission first. you are hustling and constantly doing something to prepare to defend this country. you go into the field a lot. you are actively participating in combat operations that are a simulated combat. everything is organized represents that type of thing. mail delivery gets slow down and you don't know if you a
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